Education staff health survey

An overwhelming majority of the UK’s education professionals say they have suffered physical and mental health issues as a result of their jobs according to our latest annual Health Survey by YouGov.

Finding a new kind of perfect

Teaching seems to attract a disproportionate amount of people prone to perfectionism. Alex Bell discusses why and what can be done about it. 

Speaking to the helpline kept me in teaching

Victoria was stressed and anxious due to a relentless workload and unreasonable expectations. After breaking down in tears, she turned to our helpline for support. A call which gave her the strength to stay.

How to handle stress: teachers & education staff

Our 2018 Teacher Wellbeing Index revealed that 67% of education professionals describe themselves as stressed. For #StressAwarenessDay 2018, check out these practical techniques for teachers and education staff on how to handle stress.

Media & PR Manager

Relationship Development Manager

We’re looking for a Media & PR Manager to work with us in a part-time capacity (22.5 hours per week) and help build, develop and maintain high quality relationships with key target media.

Christmas appeal 2018

Victoria Hewett sitting at a desk, marking her pupils work

Over the last year, calls to the Ed Support helpline have risen by 35%.

More and more teachers are facing stress and poor mental health, mainly due to the ever-increasing workloads. Some teachers have even faced a breakdown at work.

We need your help to be able to answer calls. Will you make a donation to help us answer a call from a teacher at risk of a breakdown?

Teacher Wellbeing Manifesto 2017-2022

Our manifesto sets out six recommednations which will significantly improve the wellbeing of teachers and the wider education workforce. 

Employee Assistance Programme

Teacher in a classroom

Make sure everyone in your team gets the support they need whatever their worries, at home or at work with our Employee Assistance Programme.

Teachers worrying more about their students’ results

Exam stress for teachers

As students prepare to receive their GCSE results, new research* released today from the charity Education Support Partnership finds that teachers are worrying significantly more about the implications their students’ results than previous years – something that is leading to increased levels of anxiety and poor health amongst the profession.

Out of survey respondents, 44% of teachers said they are worrying more about the exam results of their pupils compared to three years ago, with this increasing to 65% amongst senior leaders.

Fundraising partnership with academic diary company Pirongs

Fundraising academic diaries

Academic diary company Pirongs has teamed up with Education Support Partnership to raise funds. Education Support Partnership are the only UK charity dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of the entire education workforce.